Let’s be honest and frank. Football shirts cost a lot of money and with the clubs releasing a new design every season nowadays, clothing little ones, a partner or yourself in the latest uniform is a costly business, but something we all designate part of the kitty to religiously, given the joint unity, camaraderie and representation that a football shirt embodies.
With modern day replica kit, and we mean simply the shirt coming in at an average price of around £49.99 RRP upon release, it comes to individuals disgust – mostly parents – that emblazoning the name of a child’s footballing hero onto the back of the shirt costs a hell of a lot more hard-earned cash on top with many football club outlets still employing the infamous £1 per letter shirt printing directive.
Obviously when a hero embodies such a name as Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink this is of course likely to yield shaken parents’ heads and tearful infants but we will forever be grateful to the likes of Chelsea’s Demba Ba, Arsenal’s Edu and Manchester City’s Jo who have cost the man in the street far less when it comes to proudly stepping out in the big wide world and adorning their chosen player’s name.
For the sake of this countdown, we are considering a little Premier League surname to be any name fewer than four words.
So here’s two the little surnames. Join LittleNLarge.com in this celebration of the top 10 Premier League shirt names that cost fans a ‘little’ fee.
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